Guthrie's Lost in Yonkers, with Lughnasa's Linehan, Begins Performances Sept. 23

News   Guthrie's Lost in Yonkers, with Lughnasa's Linehan, Begins Performances Sept. 23 Rosaleen Linehan, who received a Tony nomination for her performance in Dancing at Lughnasa, stars as Grandma Kurnitz — the role originated on Broadway by the late Irene Worth — in the Guthrie Theater's production of Lost in Yonkers, which begins previews Sept. 23.

Neil Simon's play, which officially opens Sept. 29, also features Michael Booth (Eddie), Dylan Frederick/Ryan Howell (Arty), Noah Madoff/Ryan McCartan (Jay), Stephen Pelinski (Louie), Finnerty Steeves (Bella) and Suzanne Warmanen (Gert). Gary Gisselman directs the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, which will play the Guthrie's Wurtele Thrust Stage through Nov. 12.

Lost in Yonkers, according to the Guthrie, "tells the touching story of an eccentric New York family in crisis in the summer of 1942." The original Broadway production opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in February 1991, playing 11 previews and 780 regular performances before closing Jan. 3, 1993. The Broadway company featured Mercedes Ruehl, Kevin Spacey, Irene Worth, Mark Blum, Danny Gerard, Lauren Klein and Jamie Marsh.

The Guthrie Theater is located at 818 2nd Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. For tickets, priced $22-$52, call (612) 377-2224 or (877) 44 STAGE. For more information visit www.guthrietheater.org.

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